Healthy

Seeds of change

Seeds of change

Jane Pikett salutes the health-giving loveliness of kitchen sprouting seeds and beans Without wishing to give away my age, one of my favourite pastimes as a child was growing cress on blotting paper. I realise that if you’re under the ...

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Healthy appetite: Spring clean

Healthy appetite: Spring clean

Forget food fads, Jane Pikett serves up a guide to clean eating the healthy way… Food fads and foibles, depending on how you look at them, are either the products of a self-obsessed, snowflake society or a perfectly reasonable backlash ...

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Happy eater

Happy eater

New research says people who eat more fruit and veg are happier. Jane Pikett says, bring on the greens (and reds, and oranges, and…)! For five months until recently, a friend of mine – a physically fit vegan with a ...

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Hey, sunshine!

Hey, sunshine!

It may be winter outside, but here in the Appetite kitchen, we’re soaking up the Mediterranean diet. Jane Pikett serves up sunshine on a plate Are you still juicing? Souping? Paleoing? Fasting? Really? The world of dieting is one of ...

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Cut the Christmas kilos

Cut the Christmas kilos

Presuming you’re a human being, you will be expecting to pile on the pounds at Christmas and suffer for it in January, for this is the way of things, is it not? Well, not necessarily. Try these health-giving tips… Buffet ...

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Beat the bloat

Beat the bloat

It’s the scourge of the 21st Century digestive system, so how do you avoid it? Try these bloat-busting tips, and never have to loosen your belt after lunch again… UP YOUR INTAKE Water A smart water bottle may be a ...

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Veg in

Veg in

You can’t have missed the fact that veganism is having a moment, but what you may have missed is that a plant-based diet doesn’t have to be all mung beans and tofu. Our thanks to Aimee Ryan at Wallflower Kitchen, who ...

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Eating al desko…

Eating al desko…

…and why it could be a short cut to an expanded gut Surprise, surprise, a new study has discovered that the average office worker in the UK gains 9lbs a year from overeating, consuming a whopping 3,295 calories every day. Here ...

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Kick it!

Kick it!

Are you still on your January health kick, or have you slipped back into surf and turf on the sofa? We offer a helping hand… So, how’s it going? Do you have an early spring in your healthy step, or ...

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The holy grain

The holy grain

What’s top of your healthy eating list for 2018? Kale or kaffir? Quinoa or cashews? Jane Pikett sorts the wheat from the chaff I never much like New Year’s Day. The hangover doubtless has much to do with this, plus ...

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